The holidays are generally not associated with cannabis—can’t let your aunt catch a whiff of that wacky tobacky—and they ARE associated with alcohol—can’t deal with your aunt without a sip of the sauce. But a recent poll from Glass House Group reveals that cannabis is now often replacing alcohol during the holidays…and it’s also showing up as a stocking-stuffer.
The consumer poll showed that more than 630 of those who responded said they prefer either flower, edibles, or pre-rolls when giving and receiving gifts. Most people surveyed also said that this year, they will be turning to cannabis instead of alcohol for some holiday relief.
“As we close out another groundbreaking year for cannabis, this new poll reveals gifting cannabis products is one of the hottest consumer trends this holiday season,” said Glass House Group co-founder, chairman, and CEO Kyle Kazan in a press release. “We’re witnessing a paradigm shift and the poll shows that cannabis is becoming a mainstream choice for consumers. With health and wellness top of mind during the ongoing pandemic, it’s also not shocking that more consumers plan to replace alcohol consumption with cannabis this year. As we make our way into 2021, we will look